nephropexy


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nephropexy

(ˈnɛfrəˌpɛksɪ)
n, pl -pexies
(Surgery) a surgical procedure on the kidney to correct nephroptosis by fixing the kidney in place
Translations

neph·ro·pex·y

n. nefropexia, fijación de un riñón flotante.
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M Bassini's greatness must not be limited to his inguinal hernia repair technique; he also proposed other important surgical techniques such as nephropexy, subtotal hysterectomy, ileocolostomy, the cravat incision of the neck for thyroid operations (usually called a Kocher incision), suprapubic cystostomy, hip disarticulation, intrascapularthoracic amputation, and the technique for femoral hernia repair.
Mauck et al2 reported a relatively large series of upper-ureteral reconstructions using Boari flap with or without downward nephropexy following the same treatment algorithm.
The renal allograft was found twisted 360 degrees on its vascular pedicle and ureter despite prior nephropexy, likely secondary to adhesions in its upper pole.
Current trends in modern urology are the use of different types of implants made of synthetic materials of different chemical composition and the method of nephropexy using peritoneum [1-4].
Surgical options include nephrectomy, variceal ligation, nephropexy, and renocaval reimplantation.
Here, we aimed to present our retroperitoneaf laparoscopic nephropexy experience in a female patient with right-sided nephroptosis.